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NY State Wine, Beer Summit Kicks Off

At New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit on Wednesday, industry professionals sounded off about permit regulations, legislative red tape and archaic alcohol laws that keep them from growing their businesses. Owners of wineries suggested taking the legislature out of the process of coordinating wine trails for tourism. Brewers advocated establishing centralized grain depots and mobile bottling plants. (The Journal News)